Roberto Cavalli is a notorious ass who makes absurdly sexy clothes. Like, the sartorial equivalent of aggressive sexyface. So, yes, in other words his Paris Fashion Week party was ridiculous, over-the-top, and totally star-studded.
Anja Rubik showcases the demure end of the Cavalli spectrum.
This, on Anna dello Russo, is more typical. Paging Siegfried and Roy!
That said, there's something unspeakably rad about Bianca Jagger's Simone Simon turn.
It's like Heidi went to Vegas, but didn't stay in Vegas. And maybe this is why things need to.
There aren't many designers who make you feel like you, a regular person with no training, could step into his shoes, fake it, and be okay. Cavalli inspires that kind of confidence. (Natalia Vodianova.)
When in doubt, just add leopard, like Rachel Bilson...
Transparency, like Carine Roitfeld...
Add some sparkle, like Taylor...
...show some skin, like Aissa Maiga and Karolina Kurkova...
...or forget pants, like Yu Yamada.
If you do go for more fabric, make sure it's flamingo-colored and there's lacing involved.
Or that it's this.
A few people rebelled: Leigh Lezark wears sparkles for no man.
Chantal Thomas, in some ways, looked the most unique, despite the absence of sexytime signifiers.
And perhaps the evening's prettiest, Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann's gown is reminiscent of pre-WWI boho chic.
Meanwhile, in Yasmin Le Bon's world — or at least closet —Duran Duran is always king.
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